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Lot #    14267
Auction End Date    4/25/2006 12:43:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Vorschule der Harmonielehre
Author    [Only Ed. -Music] Heinrich Wohlfahrt
City    Leipzig
Publisher    Druck und Verlag von Breitkoft & Härtel
Publication Date    1884
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. vi, 74 pp., music, 199:130 mm., wide margins, light age staining. A very good copy bound in contemporary half cloth and marbled paper over boards, rubbed.
          
Detailed
Description
   Title: Vorschule der Harmonielehre: Eine leicht fassliche Anleitung zu schriftlicher Bearbeitung der Tonstufen, Tonleitern, Intervalle, Accorde u. s. w., zum Gebrauch für Clavierschüler

This is the seventh edition of a book on harmony (in music) and the use of scales, intervals, etc. [ to achieve that harmony] by Heinrich Wohlfahrt (1797-1883). He was a well known piano teacher and composer. He is remembered for the didactic études and instructive literature written for his own teaching purposes.

Wohlfahrt is the author of numerous books on music, including many which have been translated into English. The English titles include: Guide to musical composition,in the invention of melodies, their transformation, development and suitable accompaniement; Guide to musical composition, for those who wish, in a short time, and without the aid of a teacher, to acquire the power of inventing melodies, and of providing them with suitable accompaniments; especially of composing the easier kinds of musical pieces; Theoretic and practical manual of modulation and; The progression of chords in their various positions, passages, and transitions, after an easy method of self-instruction, for music students, et al.

          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Music:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica